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775 - Why We Talk About 'Bad Apples.' 'A Few' Versus 'a Couple‪'‬ Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

    • Language Learning

We started to wonder why people seem to forget the second half of the saying about bad apples. Plus, we settle a dispute about the difference between "a couple" and "a few."
Read the transcripts: Bad Apples. A Couple and a Few.
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We started to wonder why people seem to forget the second half of the saying about bad apples. Plus, we settle a dispute about the difference between "a couple" and "a few."
Read the transcripts: Bad Apples. A Couple and a Few.
Use the hashtag #WhereIListen to show me where you listen to the Grammar Girl podcast.
Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. 
Watch my LinkedIn Learning writing course.
Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.
Grammar Pop iOS game.
Peeve Wars card game.
Grammar Girl books.
HOST: Mignon Fogarty
VOICEMAIL: 833-214-GIRL (833-214-4475)
Grammar Girl is part of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network.
Links: 
https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/
https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts
https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe
http://twitter.com/grammargirl
http://facebook.com/grammargirl
http://pinterest.com/realgrammargirl
http://instagram.com/thegrammargirl
https://www.linkedin.com/company/grammar-girl

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